Rebel Wilson “Had a Meeting” About Possible Role in Ghostbusters Reboot

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Rebel Wilson spoke about possibly joining the Ghostbusters all-female cast reboot during an interview on Wednesday, Dec. 10 Caroline McCredie/Getty Images

Is she ready to save the world? In a word: Yes! Rebel Wilson revealed during an interview with the Today show that she’d totally join the upcoming Ghostbusters all-female cast reboot. Her former Bridesmaids director Paul Feig, after all, is heading up the new project.

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“I have had a meeting,” the Australian actress, 28, told Today’s Matt Lauer on Wednesday, Dec. 10. “We may have to look at the script when it’s finished.”

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The Pitch Perfect 2 star is such a fan of the comedy that she’d even do it for free. “I would do that without the money truck,” she joked. “I probably shouldn’t say that on live TV!”

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Dan Aykroyd and Bill Murray in Ghostbusters Columbia Pictures/Everett Collection

The franchise’s original star Bill Murray is also excited about the new film. Back in September, he revealed which actresses are on his casting wish list.

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Melissa [McCarthy] would be a spectacular Ghostbuster. And Kristen Wiig is so funny — God, she’s funny!” Murray, 63, told the Toronto Sun. “I like this girl Linda Cardellini a lot. And Emma Stone is funny. There are some funny girls out there.”

 

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